QS World Rankings announced best universities to study Architecture in 2023

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QS World Rankings announced the top universities to study Architecture and the Built Environment in 2023. The index includes around 1,500 universities and filters by different criteria, from academic reputation to the number of international students enrolled.

In general, QS World University Rankings by Subject rank the world’s top universities in 51 different subject areas. In response to the high demand for subject-level comparisons, the rankings aim to assist prospective students in identifying the world’s leading schools in their chosen fields.

When we take a look at the last 2 years, in 2023, UCL is ranked as the top architecture program, while in the 2022 list, MIT was ranked first. Delft University of Technology maintains its position as the second-best program in both years’ lists. And, ETH Zurich also maintains its position in both lists, ranking fourth in both.

Here are the 25 first universities to study Architecture/ Built Environment in 2023, according to QS World Rankings.

  1. UCL – London, United Kingdom
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Cambridge, United States
  3. Delft University of Technology – Delft, Netherlands
  4. ETH Zurich – Zürich,Switzerland
  5. Manchester School of Architecture – Manchester, United Kingdom
  6. Harvard University – Cambridge, United States
  7. National University of Singapore (NUS) – Singapore, Singapore
  8. Tsinghua University – Beijing, China (Mainland)
  9. The University of California, Berkeley (UCB) – Berkeley, United States
  10. Politecnico di Milano – Milan,Italy
  11. University of Cambridge – Cambridge, United Kingdom
  12. Tongji University – Shanghai, China (Mainland)
  13. EPFL – Lausanne,Switzerland
  14. The University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  15. Columbia University – New York City, United States
  16. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong SAR
  17. The University of Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan
  18. Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta, United States
  19. Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) – Berlin,Germany
  20. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Los Angeles, United States
  21. Cornell University – Ithaca, United States
  22. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) – Barcelona,Spain
  23. The University of Melbourne – Parkville, Australia
  24. Technical University of Munich – Munich, Germany
  25. RMIT University – Bundoora, Australia

In addition, here is a list of the 10 best universities to study Architecture & Built Environment master’s programs.

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